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    "What we are attempting to achieve here is not the abolition of any court, but the merging of two courts ... so we can get the best practice consistently applied to all family law matters ..."

    Attorney General Christian Porter on his federal courts reform, which will see an end to the Family Court of Australia and a Federal Circuit Court approach to all family law cases. The Australian, August 17, 2018 ... Read more flatulence ... 


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    Entries in Map of Tasmania (12)

    Thursday
    Dec182014

    Adventures at conventionville

    Global advocacy convention in Taswegia ... Putting The Map on the map ... Federal Court issues hygiene edicts ... Former solicitor general disports himself ... MONA critiqued by judge ... Spanking disturbs UK judge ... A field agent reports 

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    Friday
    Dec122014

    Boondocks bulletin

    Updated on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 by Registered CommenterJustinian

    Update ... Aussie bloke revving around Fernberg ... No Banco farewell for John Muir ... London clerk fetches-up at Doyle Chambers ... Government Gazette issues grovel to Supreme Court judges ... Also, latest from The Map ... The Ellis' case gets political ... Lawyer pinged for lifting cash ... Tribunal in strife over PDF practice direction 

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    Wednesday
    Nov192014

    Letter from the Map

    Ellis hanging on for pre-Christmas appeal decision ... Law Society misses out on seminar bonanza ... Solicitor involved in toilet scuffle now on trial for tickling the till ... The Map of Tasmania 

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    Wednesday
    Jul092014

    Speculations from The Map

    It's Erich's say so ... Flags half-mast ... Who'll be Tasmania's new governor? ... Where to for Lieutenant Governor Mr Squiggle? ... Solicitor General's job goes begging ... What now for the Ellis appeal? 

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    Monday
    Nov112013

    Bring on the cakes

    Map of Tasmania ... Minimal laughter at editor's oration to magistrates ... Lingering questions unanswered ... Ellis case 

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    Saturday
    Mar092013

    Chestnut in the fire

    The Map of Tasmania ... Madge Marron birched again, this time by the CJ-in-waiting ... Traffic Act trauma ... New Supremos

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    Friday
    Feb152013

    AAT prez birched by fellow Tasmanians 

    Full court of the Tas Supremes lays into Duncan Kerr ... Where was the case law? ... Unmeritorious applications ... Needless grounds of appeal ... Time wasting ... Costs punishment ... Map of Tasmania 

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    Wednesday
    Oct172012

    Fancy footwork 

    UPDATE ... Moaning judges flee MONA family law dinner dance … Tussle for the top Supreme Court post in Van Diemen's Land … Putting a shine on SCs … Female barristers decaying less quickly than males … Pulp fiction's playthings  

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    Saturday
    Apr212012

    Ticking all the bruvvers' boxes 

    Apple Isle underwhelmed by Duncan Kerr's appointment as president of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal … Are Tasmanians trying to tell us something? … Labor mate triumphs …  Support from convicted cleaner ... Map of Tasmania 

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    Tuesday
    Aug302011

    Tassie DPP liable for fat negligence award

    DPP Tim Ellis will have to shoulder his portion of a $1 million damages award by the Van Diemen's Land full court ... Grossly expensive spat with former client of Clarke & Gee ... Teeth gnashed across the Map of Tasmania    

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    Monday
    Sep202010

    Lawyers, guns and wildlife

    Map of Tasmania ... Huge damages threatened against police for refusal to allow famous Tasmanian barrister to shoot animals from his Porsche ... Excrement on golf course fairways ... Native hens don't scare easily - they will need to be shot

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    Wednesday
    Apr302003

    Famous artist derided by tired silk

    Silken art critic floored ... Restraint of Dr Scutt fades ... BYO at The Tasmanian Club ... Entire family escapes public hanging 

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